Pacifica (autumnwinds) wrote,

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Overcompensating was hilarious yesterday.

Also, I am a meme sheep. Just this once.

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open the book to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the text of the next 4 sentences along with these instructions.
5. Don’t you dare dig for that "cool" or "intellectual" book in your closet! I know you were thinking about it! Just pick up whatever is closest.
6. Tag six people

"Fls showy, hypog, outer sepals smaller and greenish, the inner ones yellow or with some purplish tinge; petals 10-20, not much larger than the stamens and merging with them; pistil several-loculed, stigma subsessile, flattened and with a scalloped margin; fr leathery and +/- fleshy; per with fleshy rhizomes from which arise the long peduncles and long-petioled, gen cordate, commonly floating lvs. (Arabic name, naufar, for some water lily."

From Hitchcock's Flora of the Pacific Northwest (describing the genus Nuphar). It's only one sentence, but I figured that was quite enough.

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